Back to Success

Program Overview The Back to Success program provides academic support and access to resources to help students on academic probation and dismissal get back on track.

Benefits

  • Access to Equity Plus Center
  • Access to computers
  • Dedicated academic counselor

Services

  • Academic-related workshops (study tips, time management, etc)
  • Textbook lending library
  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Course registration assistance

academic Probation/Dismissal

Standards

Academic Probation 1 (AP1) - After Attempting 12 units of letter grade courses, a student with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) below 2.0 is placed on A1.

Academic Probation 2 (AP2) - If the student's cumulative GPA stays below a 2.0 after the second semester, the student is placed on A2.

Academic Dismissal (AD) - If the student's cumulative GPA stays below a 2.0 after the third semester, the student may be dismissed.

Getting Back to Success

Level​​​ConsequenceSteps to Clear Holds
AP1
Academic Probation 1
    • No impact
    • Attend a workshop (recommended)
    • Counseling Appointment (recommended)
AP2
Academic
Probation 2
    • Loss of early registration for the following semester
    • Loss of BOG Fee Waiver
    • Attend one workshop
    • Meet with a counselor (1x)
    • Submit Appeal (if applicable)
AD
Academic
Dismissal
    • Unable to enroll in EVC classes for 1-year
    • Submit a Progress Report
    • Meet with a counselor (2X)

 

Progress Probation/Dismissal

Standards

Progress Probation 1 (PP1) - After attempting 12 units, a student who earns marks of "NP", "W", & "I" for 50% or more of all attempted units is placed on P1.

Progress Probation 2 (PP2) - If this cumulative, non-completion percentage of attempted units remains at 50% or more after a second semester, the student is placed on PP2.

Progress Dismissal (PD) - If this cumulative, non-completion percentage remains at 50% or more after a third semester, the student will be dismissed.

Getting Back to Success

LevelConsequenceSteps to Clear Holds
P1
Progress
Probation 1
    • No impact
    • Attend a workshop (recommended)
    • Meet with a counselor (recommended)
P2
Progress
Probation 2
    • Loss of early registration date for the following semester
    • Loss of BOG Fee Waiver
    • ​Attend one workshop
    • Meet with a counselor (1X)
    • Submit Appeal (if applicable)
​PD
Progress
Dismissal
    • ​Unable to enroll in EVC classes for 1-year
    • ​Submit a progress report
    • Meet with a counselor (2X)

 

Equity Plus Center

Student Services Building

First Floor

Room SC-110

(408) 274-7900 Ext. 6547

Center Hours

Monday - Thursday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


 

Friday

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Team

Teneka Cornish

Staff Assistant

(408) 274-7900 Ext. 6547

Teneka.Cornish@evc.edu


 

Yazmin Duarte

Program Specialist

(408) 274-6669

Yazmin.Duarte@evc.edu


 

Harvey Gipson

Academic Counselor


 

Cam Martian

Program Specialist

(408) 531-6118

Cam. Martian@evc.edu

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